$1.02 million for concept planning of Bilinga interchange

27 Jun 2008 2:27 PMJann StuckeyElectorate

27 June 2008

Jann Stuckey Member for Currumbin has welcomed the announcement of $1.02 million funding towards the upgrade of the Bilinga interchange.

“This funding is for concept planning of the upgrade to the Bilinga interchange on the Gold Coast Highway, with the initial planning of this project already underway,” Ms Stuckey said.

“Upgrading this interchange will allow safer and more...

Protestors Force Energex Into Action Over Powerlines

4 Jun 2008 2:33 PMJann StuckeyElectorate

4 June 2008

Member for Currumbin Jann Stuckey met with angry local residents protesting outside State Parliament yesterday after tabling a petition of almost 4,000 signatures calling on the Bligh Government to intervene in plans to construct high voltage powerlines through their suburbs.

“This petition sent a strong message to the Government which resulted in a delegation of protestors...

Taskforce Proposes Truancy Solutions

30 May 2008 2:37 PMJann StuckeyElectorate

May 30 2008As a result of student absenteeism a taskforce was set up to tackle the issue last month.At the second taskforce meeting on Wednesday 28 May, local stakeholders all agreed to explore the idea of a ‘Parent Information Kit’ as well as a call for uniformity in attendance management systems in schools.“Since our first meeting and subsequent media coverage the Education Minister quickly came...

Minister Follows Stuckey’s Lead on Truancy

15 May 2008 2:41 PMJann Stuckey

15 May 2008

Member for Currumbin, Jann Stuckey, has welcomed Education Queensland’s sudden interest in addressing truancy after she and others raised concerns of growing truancy issues on the Gold Coast but says more needs to be done.

New truancy guidelines were announced in State Parliament yesterday to assist schools deal with the high instance of students wagging classes.

“I welcome...

Public Works Committee examines Desalination project

14 May 2008 3:32 PMJann StuckeyElectorate

14 May 2008Jann Stuckey, Member for Currumbin, has encouraged interested persons and organisations to make submissions to the State Government’s inquiry into the South East Queensland (Gold Coast) Desalination project.Ms Stuckey said that the inquiry will examine the purpose and necessity of the work, financial aspects of the project and the performance of the constructing authority.The Public...

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